UW Medicine
Health Online

If this is an emergency call 911.

Health Online Record

Interventional Radiology: Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter: How to prepare and what to expect

Interventional Radiology: Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter: How to prepare and what to expect
Abstract

This handout explains what an inferior vena cava filter is and what to expect when you have one placed or removed. It includes instructions to follow before and after the procedure.

Author
Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2006
Revision Date
06/2019
PDFs
Click on your preferred language below to access/print your document
English168.91 KB
General Subject
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Surgery
Specific Subject/Keyword
Blood Coagulation Disorders
Veins
Venae Cavae
Interventional Radiology
Languages
English
Record ID
3328